White Rose, The

Michael Verhoeven

During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decesions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell which they name the "White Rose" after a newsletter that is secretly distributed to the student body. At first small in numbers and fearful of discovery, the White Rose begins to gain massive support after a Nazi Gauleiter nearly incites a student riot after a provokative speech. At this point, the matter is taken over by the German Gestapo, who pledge to hunt down and destroy the members of the White Rose.

Credits

Content rating
12
Director
Michael Verhoeven
Country
Germany
Type
Fiction
Duration
123 minutes
Themes
75 years of freedom, crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide, death penalty, discrimination & racism, social and peace movements, World War I & II
Year
1982